• Frances Anne Hopkins, Voyageurs at Dawn, 1871. Oil on canvas, 73.7 x 151.1 cm.

Voyageurs at Dawn

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

  • Hopkins’ paintings of voyageurs at work and rest are considered so historically accurate that researchers have used them to add to their knowledge of the time period. Note all the detailed equipment—tools, clothing, food, gear—in the foreground and middleground of this work.
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